Cumin is a seed spice well known for its medicinal properties in India and many other Asian countries. The cumin seed is uniformly elliptical and deeply furrowed. Cumin seeds (known Jeera in India) are the seeds of the caraway family. Cumin has a distinctive, slightly bitter yet warm flavor. Cumin seeds are well known as Jeera. Cumin Seeds are used to add spicy taste to many dishes worldwide. Cumin is a crucial ingredient in several world cuisines. Cumin has a unique and potent flavor crucial to Indian curries, where cumin is often roasted before grinding to impart a toasted, nutty flavor.
Specification for Cumin Seeds (HS CODE: 09093019)
|Type||Machine cleaned / Sortexed/Extra Bold|
|Purity||99% / 98% / 99.50% (Singapore/Europe)|
|Total ASH||9.50% Max|
|Acid insuluble ASH||1.75% Max|
|Flavour||Aromatic with a penetrating flavour|
|Volaile oil||Min 2.00 ml/100 gms|